Massachusetts House members gather for long sessions beginning today to process a $36.2 billion annual spending bill.
Raise Up Massachusetts isn’t stopping its campaign to raise the minimum wage through a ballot question, even after House Speaker Robert DeLeo brought the legislature one step closer to raising the wage on its own.
If the raise passes town meeting, it will head to the state legislature for approval.
President Obama has a new phrase he’s been using a lot lately: “I’ve got a pen, and I’ve got a phone.”
Those close to a powerful elected official, like a governor or the president, may owe their success to the boss. Yet there are times when […]
What does it mean when lawmakers as different as Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall and New York Republican Rep. Peter King offer praise for the […]
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill 37 to1 that would allow early voting and online voter registration.
A central Massachusetts lawmaker and chairman of the state Senate’s powerful Ways and Means committee says he will not run for re-election.